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CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 2:15pm EST
of the united states and everybody should come here to see it. and i'm delighted to be back here again. now this book, which is a big fat book can be used as a doorstop if you decide not to read it. it will work that way. the title of the book comes in the statement of jefferson. he referred to the united states, jefferson being the most expansive mind and president in history. he referred to the united states and he was president as an empire of liberty, a different kind of empire is what he saw. indeed, as i said, had great visions for the growth of this united states. i've introduced this book with a little brief description of rip van winkle's -- washington irving story, rip van winkle, which i think captures some of the extraordinary changes that took place in this. in 1789 and 1815. in fact, from the revolution to the second decade of the 19th century. irving, who was conservative and conservative sensibilities, wrote the short story which i think is his most famous short story, most of you are familiar with it. in the second decade of the 19th century. i think he was trying to expres
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 12:00am EST
talks about the state of education in the united states. taking your calls and e-mail like every morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern, here on c-span. >> get your own copy of c-span pose the original documentary, the supreme court, on dvd. it is part of our american icons series, one of the many items available at c-span.org. >> next, we talk to the new supreme court justice, sonia sotomayor. she discusses her nomination by president obama, the confirmation hearings, and her first impressions of the job at a supreme court justice. her interview is followed by one with the first woman to serve on the court, former justice sandra day o'connor. >> 20 years plus, justice o'connor could remember vividly the details of her first argument, telling us what it was like. what are the impressions you are going to take away from yours? >> the moment that i sat down and was able to see the people in the audience, that is what i will intensely remember. there were lawyers that i knew sitting at the table in front of us ready to argue. watching the intensity of everyone's face -- i had forgotten how much peopl
CNN
Jan 2, 2010 5:00pm EST
interview, the strategy of the united states government is to prevent the president from being overthrown. there's a secessionist movement going on there. internally there's a huge urban youth goal and on top of it, people don't have jobs. yemen is feared to become a failed state like somalia. when you see ohio it's gene graphically positioned between somalia and yemen, it's a vice that the united states just can't let happen. >> all right, so listen, is this a precursor to anything that we should be concerned about, especially as americans? >> i think it is, because what we have right now is really good diplomacy going on because they're trying to establish legitimacy with the government of yemen and with the arab street because these bombings are going to happen, and legitimacy is going to be half the battle. the other part of it is going to be proper target selection of legitimate targets that have had to do with either giving sanctuary to al qaeda or threatening the survival of the state of yemen, and we have to avoid collateral damage in the process. >> ken, what i'm really asking is
CNN
Jan 2, 2010 6:00pm EST
that determination. >> finally, the 9/11 commission had said among the recommendations that the united states should attack terrorists and their organizations, root out sanctuaries utilizing every element of national power. do you believe that this applies to yemen now as well where we're seeing a growing increasing -- >> i think that's a good question, suzanne. and the president has, in fact, in the past, launched attacks in coordination with, we think, with the yemeni government, which is not the most robust government on the planet to say the least. but we have seen such action and the president has, again, reiterated his commitment to seek out those who have struck against us. perhaps this was, in fact, blowback for earlier attempts to get alaki and other individuals who we know are in yemen and sponsoring terrorism. >> thank you so much for joining us here in the "morning express." . >> always a pleasure. >> the airline bombing suspect allegedly hid explosives in his underwear. can the latest high tech scanner spot such weapons? we'll take a look. and president obama gets criticism from within
PBS
Jan 2, 2010 2:00am EST
threaten our homeland. >> the threat to the united states is real. i think this administration has downplayed it. they need to recognize it. gwen: at the end of the year and the end of a decade, a new scare. michael duffy of "time" magazine provides context. then, a roundtable with three "washington week" panelists whose books tell us much about the year just passed and the year to come. dan balz, author of "the battle for america 2008: the story of an extraordinary election," joan biskupic, the author of "american original," a biography of the supreme court justice antonin scalia, david sanger, author of "the inheritance," a look at the challenges of our foreign policy. >> celebrating 40 years of journalistic excellence, from our nation's capital, this is "washington week" with gwen ifill. produced in association with "national journal." corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we know why we're here. to design the future of flight inside and out. >> to build tomorrow's technology in amazing ways. >> and reshape the science of aerospace forever. >> around the g
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 7:00am EST
in the united states. host: thank you for calling us, our twitter address is twitter.com/cspanwj. this twitter, it's a huge problem for you. and even when you pack items, a bomb appraisal unit had to exam a bag. we encourage passengers to think about what they are wearing that could cause a security incident. but preparing for security measures, the t.s.a. hasn't been vague about what added measures of security. passengers should be prepared but we can't say what they are. the stepped security will be most obvious for security checkpoints and those will be checked twice. melvin, what had your experience like? caller: i haven't had much experience but it's good. i had a couple of quick things, first of all these muslim extremists that attacked us, short of converting to islam i don't think there is anything that would stop their hatred and attacks. and they say that the israelis have a good system on airport security, i don't know what they do. but we could emulate that. and what would be wrong with hiring ex-military and put them in charge of security? host: we have chris, the caller, have yo
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 11:30am EST
to the united states and became senator from alabama and he has authored a remarkable book, it is called "when hell was in session". which is about his experiences, all those many years when this vietnamese tried to break camp here, they tried to break every betty. and it was he, admiral denton, who when forced to appear in a propaganda film, he did two things. using his eyelids he blinked out the word torture and got the word out that they were being tortured, and he said that he didn't know what was going on because he was in prison and but what everett is the government said he believed it and he supported it and that turned him even more vicious abuse. so admiral denton, congratulations. on a life of service to your country. as far as i'm concerned was way above and beyond the call of duty. we really appreciated. i would like to talk to you about some of the things you have in the book here. >> let me first say, you've served our country in many many ways, business, fbi, cia, government, and that is fair to you in the magnitude and the versatility of your service. >> service, i've tried to
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 10:30pm EST
. the afl or anti-saloon league has been gotten forgotten about. from 1893 to 1918. when the united states went to war in germany in 1917, the largest ethnic group in the country at that time were germans and guess who also were their burgers? the germans. so, you had a whole ethnic group whose rights are basically pushed aside. suddenly there was this huge anti-german hysteria in the country and drinking beer, which is what most americans drink at that point suddenly looked literally on the asiatic area to the afl at that point. people thought we needed this year for the war and hence and went on to the states about people really even thinking about it very much. congress voted on a very quickly when i'm the states and all but two of the states ratified 18th amendment. the states were rhode island and connecticut. both states had very heavy catholic population, therefore, realize that prohibition was targeted at them because the temperance movement have a very strong nativist provident sentiments behind it. >> our next stop year is the striking brick church, calvary baptist church. >> the
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 5:00pm EST
't apply here. the case index for the united states is available from 1990 annually and the case should other index between the year 2000 to 2006 rose by more than a had in the preceding 100 years. something was bound to end badly and so right now as we speak on a am sure that there are new baubles being created, not here, not get, but new bubbles are being created right now -- i don't know if you've heard this but this has to be one of my favorites. it's more money has been lost searching for yields than at the point of a gun. and the search for yield right now with u.s. interest rates close to cero, the search for the yields is going into emerging markets right now as we speak. and so, now it's conceivable that many of those countries will say no this happens at the united states. it doesn't happen here. it is human nature. in reviewing this massive amount of data one of the conclusions we come to is it is a very human delusion if you will that those rules don't apply to us. we don't see any exceptions to the rules. if you look across regions and across time you will find at one point
FOX News
Jan 2, 2010 2:00am EST
of the president of the united states faithfully. >> that i will execuexecute -- >> faithfully execute -- execute the office faithfully. >> preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> preserve, protect and defend the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god? >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. [ applause ] >> bret: on january 20, 2009, barack obama became the 44th president of the united states. the first of african-american heritage. and it was a busy year for the president. he reached out to the world's muslims in a speech in cairo on june 4. on august 6, president obama's pick for supreme court justice sonia sotomayor became the third female and the first hispanic to sit on the u.s. supreme court. on october, 14 president's approval rate fell below 50%. we have a.b. stodder, and charles cradock. it was quite a year for the president. charles? >> it began with this wonderful festival of inauguration day. where i think the pride people held across the country was near universal. electing the first african-american was a transcendcation of
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 3:30pm EST
in that position the president of the united states also asked chief justice william is to serve on the military commission's review panel with the rank of major general. judge williams has acknowledged to be one of the leading authorities on a life and times of a young perry lawyer from a little like. he served as founding chairman of the lincoln for a president of the u.s. grant association for 12 years serving as president of the lincoln group of boston and for nine years as president of the abraham lincoln association. judge williams is the author or editor of 11 books on mr. lincoln, the latest of which is lincoln lessons people and reflections on america's greatest leader, co are paired with william peterson and published by the southern illinois university press this year. judge williams is working on an annotated bibliography of all of the lincoln titles published since 1865 st. louis he should have that completed this weekend. at the same time is writing a book on lincoln as he rode. he has served on active duty with the united states army in the republic of vietnam. his decorations inc
FOX News
Jan 2, 2010 7:00am EST
. look at afghanistan with karzai, sure we support the united states, you are not going against supporting the united states. but back room deal. >> yemen is trying to get rid . >> president obama sanctioned the air strike specifically against alaki who is the iman who is tied to the fort hood shooter and abdullmuttallab . he managed to survive the air strike before christmas. >> and the president wrapped up counter terrorism against yemen and spent 67 million last year alone. five million in 2006 . it is ramped up the president is serious about that and airport security. we are finding out that the pat downs, one of the second screening efforts are effectism. you have an underwear bomber, how in the world is a pat down going to catch something. >> how is it that they are doing it? >> it wouldn't matter in i demonstrate you. >> do i have to do this? >> you cannot board the plane. >> this is all they do. they do the side touching and quick side touch that's it. >> that's it. >> and if the underwear bomber had stuff hidden where -- >> you're dangerous. the point is they are so pol
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2010 10:00am EST
two days. for that matter, feel it anywhere in the lower united states, lower 48 that is, the weather pattern stopped. what have you today is likely what you're going to experience the next four, five days in a row because the weather pattern literally has come to a halt. we're going to see snow on and off the next 48 hours. 6 to 12 inches from bangor, maine, through burlington, portland, maine up to six inches. boston, we knocked you down a little bit. we are thinking three to sixt now it looks probably more or less two to four. the other big thing is the temperatures. i want to put this in perspective. this morning, fargfargo, north dakota h. a record low of 34 degrees. negative 34 is cold. to put it in perspective, if you put an icicle on your front porch, would you have to warm it up 66 degrees to melt that piece of ice. that's how cold it was in the morning plains. think of the movie "fargo" when you think about this. it hasn't improved with windchill warnings in duluth. you live in duluth, you're hardy. you're used to bad winters. you're seeing one today. even as far south as sa
FOX News
Jan 2, 2010 4:00pm EST
with questions about close weigh guantanamo and transferring some of the detainees to the united states court system and taking a broader look at some of what the administration's deal, systemic briablgds. >> as the economy recovers, and americans become less preoccupied with it could republicans rye gain their traditional advantage on national security especially if other terror related issues, you mentioned them, in closing gitmo and even the planned terror trials, begin to go badly for them? >> it's a tricky balancing act for them. if they try to politicize national security too much and take a hard edged attack, they really need the swing voters. house districts in red states. on the other hand they do play to the conservative base, to the national security element of the conservative base and it doesn't hurt to firm them up in advance of the election. it's a tricky balancing act, one that has to be sustained over some months. >> gregg: washington is a place where recrimination is blood sport, scapegoats are roasted on a spit when something goes awry. janet napolitano uttered the words, t
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 9:45pm EST
is not that far from the united states. it's just on the other side of the caribbean sea. to get from there to columbia you cross the caribbean sea and the gulf and go up the east coast of the united states. but as it happens this was january and all kind of planes were delayed that might among them ovianca 052. here they were on a routine flight from columbia to new york. the captain of the plane was
FOX News
Jan 2, 2010 2:00pm EST
'm predicting there is the possibility of an independent or third party movement emerging in the united states. i know they're usually hopeless, but look what's been going on not just in congress, but the legislatures in california, new york, new jersey are in a state of crisis and i think there is a crisis of governance emerging in the united states and that the american people are upset not just at the democrats, but at the republicans. so, if some billionaire steps forward to run, i'm not going to be shocked. >> paul: dorothy. >> well, as we were speaking earlier, there is the plan afoot to move 112 prisoners from guantanamo bay, the closing which is the signature moral issue of the obama administration to a rural place in illinois, chicago, thompsonville. my prediction is if this will happen there will be an instant of riotous outbreaks from the left and anti-war demonstrators in the streets. the prisoners themselves will be complaining bitterly. >> paul: in the streets of thompsonville. >> in the streets of thompsonville, the diet, lack of facilities for religious observance and the a.c.l
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 11:00pm EST
, be the first new year's baby of 2010 for all of the united states. olivia rose alan has won her first competition and she's not even a -day-old. >> yeah, it was exciting. >> reporter: she's the first new year's baby of 2010, born four seconds after midnight at the greater baltimore center in townsend. >> i could have pushed a little bit sooner. and i thought, at least wait five minutes, and i said, okay. he had his heart set on it. >> reporter: the doctored delivered the first baby of the state, he didn't expect to deliver the new baby of the country. >> reporter: were you celebrating? >> no, i'm usually asleep. >> i thought she would deliver around midnight. áeut it was a very normal delivery. >> reporter: this little boy was first in massachusetts, another girl was first in florida, but none came into the world before this little maryland baby olivia. who's parents said they high fived knowing their baby's would get fireworks for every birthday. >> we joked with everybody, we have to get her in time for the tax deduction. but this is a lot neater. >> the nurses here at the hospital
FOX News
Jan 2, 2010 2:30pm EST
've made about muslim jihadist infiltration into the united states is going to prove to be the biggest story of 2009 and frankly, obama's term in office. >> jon: judy. >> i think that the phenomenon of home grown radicalization will be certainly the national security story of 2009. i have to agree with you, jim. >> jon: all right. you're jumping a little bit ahead of us because we're going to get into that. ellis, your take on president obama and his year just completed. >> well, it reminds you that a really huge story one year can produce an almost as huge story the second year. you know, we're finding this out. it's too soon to have real perspective on it, but you do have to say from the noble to the war issues to the health care issue all of that goes back to january 2 and back to november as well. >> jon: cal? >> well, look, the expectations levels were so high coming in, i think he's coming down to earth. people are realizing even in the media he's a human being with if not feet of clay then certainly not feet of iron. >> jon: what about the white house handling of the press c
NBC
Jan 2, 2010 9:00am EST
exciting and will make a big difference in cleaning up the river. no other city in the united states has done it before. we want to make sure the public and retailers have some time to get used to what they will be doing. >> this bag tax is expected to generate more than $3 million. if you are alone, part of the proceeds will go to the stores. the majority will go to clean up the an ta cost tee ya river. we are live at the safeway near dupont square. >>> it isn't the only new measure to arrive in 2010. there are changes dealing with everything from movie stars to cow tails. kevin tibbles explains. >> reporter: at the stroke of midnight, new hampshire became the fifth state to legalize same-sex marriage. about 15 midnight marriages took place. on the west coast, tough new rules for paparazzi who stalk celebrities. the new law championed by actress, jenfer aniston, will allow victims to sue the publishers of pictures obtained when traffic or other lay laws are broke dn. in illinois, at midnight, the bell tolls for those who do this while driving. distracted drivers who are texting are a gr
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 6:15pm EST
disrupted terrorist financing, cut off recruiting trains and thwarted a plot here in the united states and saved countless american lives. as the christmas day attempt illustrates, and as we were reminded this week by the sacrifices of more red americans in afghanistan, including the 7 dedicated men and women of the cia, the hard work of protecting our nation is never done. we will ask the questions that need to be asked and make the changes that need to be made. let us debate the best way to protect the country we all love. that is the right and responsibility of every american and every elected official. our adversaries are those who would attack our country, not our fellow americans and not each other. instead of giving in to fear and cynicism, let's renew that timeless american spirit of resolve and confidence and optimism. instead of succumbing to partisanship and division, less some of the unity that this moment demands and work together with purpose to do what must be done to keep our country safe. as we begin this new year, i cannot imagine a more fitting resolution to guide us
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2010 7:00am EST
: that's right. the president of the united states has a weekly radio and internet address saturday morning. it wasn't a leak or congressional testimony, he was getting out there saying it was aqap, as referred to on intelligence circles, al qaed n on the arabian peninsula, that nig nigerian man in the skies. the president had been on defense initially. it was three days before he said anything and in the meantime, republicans were attacking him for being soft on terrorism, not responding quickly enough, abolishing the term "war on terror" later, the president talked about the things he has done to fight terror, especially in yemen. >> i refocused the fight bringing to a responsible end to the war in iraq which had nothing to do with 9/11 attacks and dramatically resourcing our interests where al qaeda is based. i set a mission to dismantle al qaeda. we put unrelenting pressure on these extremists wherever they plot and train. >> reporter: later in that address, the president went out of his way to call for bipartisansh bipartisanship, end to partisan rancor when it comes to these
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 12:30am EST
endeavor with people from all over the world, african-american women from one part of the united states to the other part and the caribbean as well as places like libya, cameroon, niger and other places in africa. so we are extremely excited about the historical occasion of the first african-american woman in the white house and the response of african-americans worldwide to the vacation. >> since peggy did mention the contributors, could we have them just stand right now? those who are here? we have laurie and didier and donna and we are going to invite them a little later in the program to say something about what this experience has meant to them and what motivated them to write to us because what we have found over the course of the last two months since the book was published that we've developed a network, sisterhood we call the dtm sisterhood network and its comprised of these 100 women who contributed to this outstanding work and historic work as peggy mentioned, and so we want you to know them a little bit better as well and so we will have them say something has you go through
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2010 11:00am EST
on your political hat, pat buchanan. pretend you're president of the united states. you're going into the situation room. where are you pointing the finger? what question are you asking? >> i don't know you point the finger but the questions you ask are what peter and i were talking about in the last segment, in go down the list of things this fella, he gets on board. he doesn't have any luggage. he's paying in cash. there are reports he was in yemen. there are cia reports. he's -- he's got no visa to just say -- would i ask him, look, here's all of the information. why did this not come up on some computer to at least give this guy a second look before he got on any airliner? as the president i think said this morning, there was human failure and there was system failure. so i think i would start around -- start with that particular question and go around the table. >> and if you go around the table, peter, and it's clear that somebody dropped the ball on this, does the president need to -- and i asked this question of chuck todd -- have some heads roll? >> you know, i think the
FOX News
Jan 1, 2010 7:00pm EST
the taliban away. back here in the united states, an ice climber falling hundreds of feet down a canyon and what happened next caught on videotape. plus, we're hearing from rush limbaugh for the first time since he went to the hospital with chest pains and he's not just talking about his health. that's next. [ male announcer ] let's talk about putting our best square foot forward. then let's do more than talk about it. let's turn picturing it into planning it, thinking it over into making it happen. let's say out with the old and in with the new. let's create some wall-to-wall "wow." [ man ] ♪ oh! [ male announcer ] more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. right now, get any carpet installed for just 97 bucks -- any brand, any style, any number of rooms. >> rush limbaugh is out of the hospital tonight. he says he's feeling great and there's nothing wrong with his heart. the radio talk show host suffered chest pains a couple of days ago at his hotel in hawaii. he says doctors just don't know what caused it but he did not have a heart attack and tests show he has no
CNN
Jan 1, 2010 7:00pm EST
year, and already plenty of controversy in these united states. the essential question, is it 2010 now or 2010? turns out if you say the former, you're the majority. for now, anyway. three years ago just 7% referred to the year as 2007, the same goes with last year, 7% said they'd go with 2009, now, though, a chopping 29% of americans say they'll call this year 2010. still a minority, but as you can see, gaining a little ground there. the change some folks are waiting for. personally i'm going with 2010, no "and" because if my fifth grade teacher was right, it will be grammatically direct. >>> time to bid farewell to pretty much an unforgettable year in politics. it started with the historic rise of a new president, and after that scandals and infighting and tragically the laws of a man hailed as the greatest legislator of our time. a look back at now the political flash points that defined 2009. ♪ >> on this day, we gather because we have chosen hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord. we choose our better history to carry forward that precious gift, that noble id
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 9:00am EST
to be president of the united states? what is post-feminist a better society where are ads and television commercials are demeaning to women, such as one for a very popular chainstore that chose an adolescent girl lying on a target with the bowls i write between her legs. what is post-feminist i got a society with a subprime mortgage debacle go with particular hardship on poor women and women of color? these were women who were struggling to have a piece of the american dream. some were single moms, some were elderly mom's. and when they started out, their mortgage rates were raised that they could afford, only to see them adjusted and adjusted and adjusted upward until they had to forfeit their homes. anita hill, who is a law professor, brandeis university, has just completed a study in which she found that all women, no matter what their background, were charged more than men. even men in the same, differently -- comparable, i should say, financial situation. what is post-feminist about a society where movies, g. rated movies, the ones that we think are most appropriate for our young pe
MSNBC
Jan 2, 2010 9:00am EST
the united states, who also don't like the west. and who have been waging a pretty active campaign. they actually just took custody of a saudi soldier, took him hostage just a few days ago and put him on tv. so the yemenis have some very serious problems. there's endemic poverty. so simply launching missile strikes is not going to be the answer. not to mention the fact that yemen is not the only problem. right across the straits, right across the red sea we have somalia. and just a few weeks ago an individual was picked up by african union peacekeepers trying to board a flight in somalia, apparently with a device very similar to that of umar abdul mub. so the question is if we put all of our effort, start focusing exclusively on yemen what's going on in those other franchise areas like somalia, this is a multitiered threat. >> so complicated. but we've known for a long time about afghanistan, obviously. pakistan. now yemen. yemen number two in the amount of money it was given in the pentagon's counterterrorism program. but, $67 million just in the big picture, that doesn't sound li
NBC
Jan 2, 2010 1:30pm EST
have a number of units from inside state police. most folks are familiar with state troopers that patrol highways. but the state police is much larger than that. we have a large marine services bureau, aviation assets, canines, bomb technicians. we also have a watch operation center in the rock. and the job of the watch operation center is to actually dispatch, whether it's helicopters, whether it's boats, hether it's troopers, to do specific missions, responding to accidents, searching for a child who's lost in the woods, it's those types of missions that are going on all day long, actually 24 hours a day, seven days a week. >> director kelly agreed to give us an exclusive tour of the rock. >> kris, what we have here, where we're starting in the building, is really a public area of the building, outside of the secure operational side of the building. this is what we call our media room. >> this room is impressive. but it was really an honor, when director kelly invited teen kids news to come inside an area not usually open to the general media. we got a rare look behind the
WETA
Jan 1, 2010 8:30pm EST
? >> i thi the bo scanner should b at every checkpoint before every plane bound forhe united states. >> it all comes down the ate of florida. and a caious look ahead. >> whe is t economy hded? >> the wst is definitely or. captioned by the national captioning initute -- www.ncip.org -- >>n december 16, 2009, a young nirian man bought a plane tickett an airport officin ghan he paid almost $3,000 sh. he gave no contact information. didn't give an address. sa young man was on a british wah list. last may t british had banned him from enteringhe u.k. in november of 2009, the same young n's fatr, onef the most prominent men in nigia, had warned t americanembassy about hi son, even met th a c.i.a. offic to talk about his concerns. nonetheless, on december 24t the young manboarded an international flht in nigeria bound for aterdam. he had explosis in his underwear. in amsteam he board a northwest flight, flight 253 bound for detroit. just before landing he tried t denate the explosives. instead he triggered fire aftewhich he wa subdued by passengers and fghtrew. at first theirector of ho
CBS
Jan 1, 2010 11:00pm EST
space. >> reporter: the united states has been looking at a return to returning to the moon. believing the moon could be used as a base for space exploration or host a lunar colony of humans. the discussion may being moot by a decision made at the white house within the next month. >> on president obama's desk right now is the decision of whether or not the united states stays on its current case which calls for us to go back to the moon as the next step in space exploration. so we are all waiting in the space community for that decision. >> reporter: it is costly. perhaps 1 or $2 billion a year. so we leknow when we see the obama administration's budget sometime in the next few weeks. anita. >> very interesting. gary neurenberg, thank you. >>> district hitting a 43-year low in homicides. 143 deadly crimes reported last year, fewest since 1966. the homicide rate dropped 23% from 2008. the fbi says murder was also down 10% nationwide in the first six months of this year. i'm in the 9news web center looking at a helpful tool to let you track crime in your neighbor. right now let's take a
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 10:00pm EST
. then a fellow with the center for education reform talks about the state of education in the united states. "washington journal" taking your calls live every morning at 7:00 a.m. on eastern. monday, the president of the internet corporation for assigned names and numbers is interviewed by the the wall street journal technology reporter. >> in this next panel, and look at what could be the driving factors in the u.s. and global economies in 2010. we will hear from a member of president obama is council on economic adviser. this is just under one hour. >> we will talk about the world economy in 2010 now that the world has emerged from what is clearly the deepest postwar recession, what will the economy look like and what are the risks. the economy has been propped up mike government and by huge stimulus. what happens when we try to exit that? to leave risks sovereign debt crisis? what will asset markets to do? do we face the risk of an asset bubble? those of the kinds of questions that i want to talk about. we will have some predictions, some very concrete predictions. i have two terrific an
CSPAN
Jan 2, 2010 6:00am EST
. they have had quite a bit of growth last year. we have 43 cities around the united states that run there and then around march. we did our finals last year. >> what will you be focused on the? what problems will the be solving next year? >> we are focused on the crisis and the evolving. although it has been in and out over the course of the years, the world is galvanizing around big problems today. corporations need to create jobs. i believe there is an urgency and to say that this is a problem. we are seeing that in no way we have seen before. i think that 2010 is the year when this will happen. i think we will see a very rapid adoption of innovation, inviting people from all over the world to be involved. i think that is the only way that some of these problems will get attacked. as these processes become adopted on a greater scale, we are seeing big problems. we run problems -- >> someone posted a challenge on your web site. >> we work with organizations that run the gamut from procter and gamble to the international aids vaccine initiative. there is an art and science to taking
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 11:00pm EST
as the infrastructure within the united states? >> can you address the gentleman's question? this sounds like a link between the green economy and bring jobs and the stimulus as well. >> the infrastructure side, going back to the fact that the population is moving into the cities, what we will see is that there will be a lot of i.t. and telecommunications along the value change for design and infrastructure within the built environment. i think that is where there's going to be a lot of pickup coming in the future. if we just work on -- in new york city, we haven't believe the pilot program -- we have an lled pilot program just to show that it can work. it is there to help decrease traffic accidents. you can come up with the policies necessary to drive the investments and then we can scale that kind of technology and the pace of change that we need. >> the stimulus passed by president obama included $80 billion in new energy technology. it focuses on wheeatherization, building technology that emmy was talking about, and building the smart grid. those are what we call green collar jobs. you get peopl
CSPAN
Jan 1, 2010 8:00pm EST
. that does have value. >> you ended up missing 89 united states senators. >> 92. i interviewed with three others after the hearings. before the hearing, it was 89. >> was that necessary? do you look back at that and say that that was time will invested? >> i think i am the first to justice who has met with that many senators. i mean that have been the only, but among the more recent justices, yes. necessary? i do know that i can masteanswet question. with many senators, i had meaningful conversations. just like for the american people to see, i think it is important for the senators to look at someone in the eye -- to borrow a phrase that one of them used -- and to sit with them and check personally and talk openly. obviously, when one speaks about it openly, there are topics that they would like to cover that i cannot talk about for the very reasons that i explained tduring the hearing. you cannot speak about current issues and would be inappropriate to speak about my personal views. that is not the way i describe a case. i look at the arguments that are presented and what the constituti
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Jan 2, 2010 2:00pm EST
in the united states incarcerated in prisons to have severe mental illnesses. we incarcerate at higher rates than any other nation in the world and have criminalize in many ways the severe mental illnesses. it is even clearer if you look at addiction disorders. it is not all on likely that people have both. will be the institutions. to not reply cailt the problems , it's really important that we do this job right. the caller turns on an important point about our ability to get people back into their life. we will implement the science based therapy that's we have. a great call. important issue. >> this has no direct appropriations associated with it at all. this is really to correct and shore up the discrimination in terms of these services. it doesn't have additional resources. put this in the broader healthcare debate that we have been having in this country. is there a connection between the two? >> we are so fortunate to have gotten the bill passed before we enter this discussion to work on healthcare reform. a couple facts, the major driver of healthcare expenditures areon yick illnesse
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Jan 2, 2010 12:00pm EST
'll be failed to do in the united states of america. >> shannon: i've read there is criticism from different source ins israel and saying the united states could put these measures into place, but there's a bureaucracy there and people unwilling to change the way they're doing things. is it a streamlined enough process that maybe passengers here would be willing to deal with the way that israel does it? >> i certainly hope so, by the way, another thing that israel does. certainly el al the national carrier says they have increased security measures internationally for those flying that israel and that's something in the united states we need to develop and a problem very clearly is that we want to be politically correct. we're not profiling, but more than that, we failed to acknowledge that there's a certain level of certain nationalities, certain groups that fit the profile and president obama we just heard before that you played on fox news and he talks about yemen and the terrorist there is, but didn't use the word terrorism. instead he said that they live under occupation and that isn't
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Jan 2, 2010 10:00am EST
quartered in the united states. >> how is it funded? >> we're funded by fees on the registration of domain names. when a registry dutch as a dot com, dot org. that recommending industry pays us 25 cents per name per year and we get a registration fee like go daddy. when you go and register that domain that name 18 cents comes to us. we get our funding off the registration of domain names. >> so no government funding at this point? >> zero government funding. >> being the organization that your is there government oversight? >> there was some government oversight until october 1 where we published reviews to the u.s. government on a periodic basis. and that was done to make sure that we lived up to a standard of becoming this multistake holder group. when we formed 11 years ago, there was only one commercial registry then and one registrar. we were supposed to have this echo system, there are 11 registries and over 900 recommending strars. we had to prove we could create the echo system. the u.s. government said fine, you accomplished that, now you should be accountable and transparent in h
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Jan 2, 2010 1:00am EST
entry visa to the united states and spent the month of august. he's denied a student visa because the school he says he's applying to doesn't exist. two months later in august of 2009, he goes to yemen, and they seem his u.s. visa there and his passport and let him in. he stays there until december. during that time american officials say there were communications between terrorists in yemen and a person called the nigerian. abdulmutallab's father meets with cia officials at the american embassy in nigerian. his name is added to a terror watch list but not to the no-fly list. december 16th, 2009, he buys the one-way ticket to detroit at an airport in ghana with cash. a clear warning sign that was missed. that's the time line. let's bring in peter bergen, one of the few westerners who met and interviewed osama bin laden. this cleric, what do we know about him? apparently he had contact with the nigerian and general hasan. >> he was in northern virginia in a post-9/11 period. he was not supposed to be militant. he seems to have become a moorad callized, perhaps a stint in a yemeni j
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Jan 2, 2010 6:00pm EST
it since then. >> we're hearing from republicans as well who say that the united states faces daunting difficulties in the new year. tell us more about what they're talking about. >> reporter: senate minority leader mcconnell delivered the gop's response and he didn't talk about the bombing plot, but he said the u.s. is facing two difficult wars, prolonged recession and double digit unemployment. take a listen. >> while it's true that many of us approach the issues differently, at the beginning of a new year, it's important to remember that we're all united by our love of country and by a common faith that no challenge is too great for the american people to overcome. >> senator mcconnell said the u.s. will, quote, persevere as we always have. rick? >> molly henneberg in washington, thanks. >>> there are questions about security failures in intelligence lapses in the failed terrorist attack. it's now a top priority in washington. lawmakers have already called for congressional hearings had they get back to work next week and there has been partisan finger pointing on how to keep americ
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Jan 2, 2010 10:00am EST
.m. was clearly the lone voice demanding active anti fascist activity, demanding the united states go to war at a time when that was not a popular position in the country at large and not a popular position in the american left either. for reasons already cited. for the group of people surrounding ingersoll, the creator of the paper, this was a unique opportunity to express themselves artistically and to express themselves politically in this crusading anti fascist journal. later i can tell you about some of the crusades the paper went on leading up to the war and after the united states got involved. that general total commitment to anti fascism as being the most important political stance of the time was what made p.m. and unique place to be. >> paul's marvelous book here is based on his ph.d. but in spite of that, one would expect it to be not as entertaining or well written as is. he has gone against the usual rules of academia. it is a marvelous read and did does explain this -- ingersoll had started out with life magazine and fortune, a paper aimed at big business and before that he ha
CNN
Jan 2, 2010 12:00pm EST
. and 100% screening's passengers traveling into the united states. still, even the president admits security measures can't catch everything. >> an alert and courageous citizenry are far more resilient than an isolated extremist. >> reporter: which leaves the flying public on the front line. just as on christmas day when a passenger confronted the alleged terrorist on that northwest flight. one traveler we spoke with says he wants airlines to give passengers better guidance on how to react. >> there should be advice given and if that advice is taken, well, that's a different matter. >> reporter: security experts say being on the lookout is key. not profiling someone based on ethnicity, but checking for out of place behavior, and many travelers we spoke with recognize it's important to be vitch length. >> i try to keep a lookout for something weird. >> all of us need to be in it to help, because it's -- our lives and our country that we're trying to protect. >> reporter: the transportation security administration says more air marshals in training now will be onboard in the next two
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Jan 1, 2010 7:00pm EST
working with the united states. now the new leader masoud far more brutal ifne can imagine that thehaki mullah is vigorously anti-shi'a which is why under cki mew la. pakistan talib have gone afr these anti- -- these shi'a, vehemtly antihi'a. >> suarez:et's talk more about the brutality. cause now there seems to be an appetite, a willingneson the part of the taliban in pakisn to target and kill large numbers of civilians. shi'a as y mentioned but also the generalun of humanity in maetplaces. >>ut it's not new. th is the interesting thing. suicide bombings have be aroundn pakistan for a ile. what iinteresting about the pakiani taliban is that we always focus othe so-cled pash tune elements in the tribal areas, whais less appreciated ithey ve strong ties in the southern punjab and its there at the anti-shi'a militiasave been very robust it is not new, they have been there sincthe late 70searly 80ss and they were really pioers of these mass murders. largely with their anti-shi'a objective. and so what you have seen is the ttp is really rehing into these anti-shi'a mitia roots and they have
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Jan 2, 2010 6:30pm EST
executed by the united states but with very heavy support by the yemeni government. it was cruise missile strikes, in combination with military units on the ground, but it was a very disik signal from the obama administration that they are serious in assisting yemen remove these al qaeda facilities from its soil. >> reporter: the target, al qaeda of the arabian peninsula, an affiliate of osama bin laden's group with a popular following in yemen. the yemeni offshoot claimed responsibility for the attempted airliner bombing on christmas day, but american counter-terrorist teams have been track al qaeda in yemen since the uss "cole" bombing in 2000 and the u.s. military, include the army special forces, has been training yemeni counter-terrorist forces since 1990. the top american commander general david petraeus was reported to have visited yemen's capital. he said the u.s. is about to double the $70 million in aid. i didn't mean me local media report the three strikes on december 17 killed al qaeda targets, including one former guantanamo detainee. more strikes on christmas eve targeted am
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Jan 2, 2010 10:30am EST
. limiting most carry-ons for flights headed to the united states and gary says get ready for the security plans to arrive in the u.s. and get ready to pay more to fly because of it. gary? >> well, look. over the last nine months, before even the holidays, airlines have taken in $2 billion, for checked bag gadggad i know they care about safety but a close second is the buckos and you'll see a lot more baggage and you'll see a lot more paid because of it. >> gary you are so cynical. >> not gary. >> it would look so horrible for the airlines if they had to ban carry-ons and do all checked bags and if they looked like they were profiting from this. at least in the short run. if we go the way of the canadian airlines, i don't think they'll do it. they'll probably end up having to do the reverse and waive the checked bag fees in the short run. >> adam, last year when fuel prices, jet fuel prices went through the roof airlines put in all kinds of fees and fuel prices, they didn't take them they've table and maybe gary has a great point here. >> thank you. >> consumers hate a la carte pricing and
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Jan 2, 2010 11:00am EST
the workforce in america you will deal a death blow to security in the united states. should we listen to folks like him. >> i'm very, very wary of applying lessons from israel to the u.s., because that is a country that is at perpetual war. >> you don't think we're at war now. >> we have a security issue. and we have... >> you wouldn't call it a war. >> i would not call it a war and i don't want to live in a country that will be at war four, five decades and -- >> i don't, either but we might have to face reality that that is where we are, victoria? >> yeah, you have people trying to blow up planes, mike. i mean, you have to look at what worked elsewhere and what we haven't mentioned in-depth here is if you get unions in it will be hard to fire people and you need to be able to fire people in this situation, and need to be able to say you missed that guy and didn't check his i.d. and you wouldn't be able to do that if unions were involved and that is a huge security risk. >> look at how hard it is to fire a teacher in schools manifestly failing in our big cities. >> quentin doesn't that concer
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Jan 2, 2010 11:30am EST
conglomerate, hitachi. the nikkei at four month highs correlated with the united states and i don't see the herd mentality i see in places like brazil, china or other emerging markets. >> jonas. >> 11,000 modest gains all i'm looking for and like u.s. stocks, nokia, not a u.s. stock, one of the few cheap stocks and in the rally made other stocks overpriced that's where i'm going. >> tracy final word, what's it
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Jan 1, 2010 11:00pm EST
, and there were 3,500 flights airborne over the united states the at the time. who can guarantee there wasn't another event about to happen, as well? >> reporter: the u.s. is trying toonvince european nations to use more full-body scanners to pick up suspected bombers. britain's prime minister gordon brown called for an international summit on terror in late january to talk about preventing future terrorist attacks. jennifer johnson, nbc news, washington. >>> the federal aviation administration is going to take a closer look at american airlines after botched landings recently. last week they overshot the runway in jamaica and crashed a few feet from the ocean. that plane originated from reagan national airport. other incidents include jets that veered off a runway and a wing tip touching the runway during a landing. >>> rh limbaugh is back in a hotel room in hawaii after being released from a hospital today. at a news conference in hon hu he said he did not have a heart attack and said tests showed nothing wrong with his heart. he was hospitalized after chest pains on wednesday. >> might h
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